All posts tagged "conservation"

  • San Francisco removes gray water permitting requirements
    San Francisco removes gray water permitting requirements

    A bill being introduced by San Francisco County Supervisor Scott Weiner means residents no longer have to obtain permits to recycle gray water. Normally, the permit would cost $250 and require an inspection from the city. “We...

    • Posted November 1, 2015
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  • Water Waste Fines Coming to California
    SWRCB issues fines to four water suppliers

    While the state as a whole conserved more than 26 percent in September, four water agencies were fined for failing to meet their mandated conservation standards. The city of Beverly Hills, city of Indio, city of Redlands...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • How to maximize your water conservation
    How to maximize your water conservation

    It’s no secret. California is in a severe drought. With no end in sight, all of us are being urged to find new ways of consuming water. Here’s what you can do: Wash full loads. When using...

    • Posted October 25, 2015
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  • Toro Receives Award for Water Conservation in CA
    The Toro Company receives award for water savings

    The Toro Company was awarded with the 2015 WaterSense Partner of the Year award by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA recognized Toro’s weather-based controllers that are WaterSense-certified for efficiency. Toro’s controllers measure rainfall and soil moisture,...

    • Posted October 10, 2015
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  • Fresno Water Conservation Kicks Into High Gear
    State meets water cutbacks for 3rd month in a row

    The State Water Resources Control Board announced California’s conservation numbers for the month of August. During August, Californians surpassed Governor Brown’s 25 percent water reduction mandate. As a whole, the state saved almost 27 percent compared to...

    • Posted October 2, 2015
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  • Author to speak at water seminar
    Author to speak at water seminar

    Yucaipa Valley Water District will be hosting an educational seminar with Molly Bogh, author of Life After Lawns – 8 Steps from Grass to a Waterwise Garden on October 3 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bogh...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Water District Runs Out of Turf Removal Money
    Water agency sees record number of rebates outside lawn removal

    According to a report issued to Metropolitan Water District’s board of directors, residents responded to the California drought by doing more than just replacing their lawns with artificial turf. Based on the report, a record number of...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • ‘Fix It For Good’ campaign focuses on permanent conservation efforts
    ‘Fix It For Good’ campaign focuses on permanent conservation efforts

    The official statewide water conservation education program, known as Save Our Water, has officially launched its “Fix It For Good” campaign. The campaign focuses on encouraging homeowners to make permanent household changes. The campaign is part of...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • Landscape & Water Conservation Fair scheduled
    Landscape & Water Conservation Fair scheduled

    On Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD), in partnership with the Inland Empire Utilities Agency and other water agencies, will host the 9th annual Landscape and Water...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Water agency approves additional lawn removal funding
    Water agency approves additional lawn removal funding

    The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) recently passed additional funding for residents to replace their lawns with artificial turf. The board of directors approved an additional $1.5 million for the conservation program, on top of the $3.5...

    • Posted September 10, 2015
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